Officer Directory

*Voting Member

President*
Bea Jai Merriman
10642 Ford Valley Road
Hokes Bluff, AL 35905
C: 2563903254
E: mbeajai@gmail.com

President Elect*
Laraine Morrison
396 Upchurch Road
Lineville, AL 36266
C: 256-276-4664
E: Laraine.morrison3@gmail.com

Vice President* 
Henrietta Gibson
966 Barrytown Road
Gilbertown, AL 36908
C: 334-216-0075
E: hgibson@choctawal.org

Treasurer*
Lana Slaten
1617 Douglas Street SE 
Cullman, AL 35055
P: 256-708-9400
E: lbslaten@gmail.com

Secretary
Holli Thompson
546 Lee Road 147
Opelika, AL
P: 334-734-6841E: hdm0004@auburn.edu

Parliamentarian
Lana Slaten
1617 Douglas Street SE 
Cullman, AL 35055
P: 256-708-9400
E: lbslaten@gmail.com

Chaplain
Cindy Fitzpatrick 
Kim Jordan
Elizabeth Langley

Historian
Loretta Reid
9508 Jersey Drive 
Warrior, AL 35091
P: 205-647-1345
E: randrfarms1345@gmail.com

Immediate Past President 
Crystal Barnes Key
45 Inez Drive 
Wedowee, AL 36278
P: 256-610-2441
E: crystal@hunterbend.com

District #1*
Loretta Reid
9508 Jersey Drive
Warrior, AL 35091
P: 205-647-1345
E: randrfarms1345@gmail.com

District #2*
Kayla Walker
6131 High Point Road 
Horton, AL 35980
C: 256-960-2225
E: kaylarwalker0@gmail.com

District #3*
Shelby Thompson 
654 County Road 203 
Ariton, AL
P: 334-726-0730
E: shelbyw2014@gmail.com

District #4*
Jillian Brooks
3289County Road 9
Evergreen, AL 36401
P: 215-282-9102
E: jilianmorrisbrooks@yahoo.com

Past President Advisor
Evelyn Greene – Appointed
5802 Lee Road 27 
Auburn, AL 36830
P: 256-708-4833
E: egreene.evelyn@gmail.com

Past President Advisor
Mona Plyler
1346 Snow Hinton Drive  
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
P: 205-792-3773
E: mmp8417@bellsouth.net

BEEF Cook-Off
Shelby Thompson
654 County Road 203
Ariton, AL 36311
P: 334-726-0730
E: shelbyw2014@gmail.com

Consumer – Beef Education
Morgan Graham
5341 County Road 4421 
Brundidge, AL 36010
P: 334-674-0569
E: morgangraham13@yahoo.com

BEEF Promotions/October BEEF Month
Kayla Walker
6131 High Point Road 
Horton, AL 35980
P: 256-960-2225
E: kaylarwalker@gmail.com

Social Media
Morgan Graham 
5341 County Road 4421  
Brundidge, AL 36010
P: 334-674-0569
E: morgangraham13@yahoo.com

BEEF for Father’s Day
Crystal Barnes
25 Main Street
Wedowee, AL 36278
C: 256-610-2447
E: crystal@hunterbend.com

Budget Committee
Mona Plyler -Chair
1346 Snow Hinton Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
C: 205-792-3773
E: mmp8417@bellsouth.net

Budget Committee
Lana Slaten – Treasurer
1617 Douglas Street SE
Cullman, AL 35055
P: 256-708-9400
E: lbslaten@gmail.com

Budget Committee
Henrietta Gibson
966 Barrytown Road
Gilbertown, AL 36908
C: 334-216-0075
E:
crystal@hunterbend.com

Budget Committee
Laraine Morrison
396 Upchurch Road 
Lineville, Al 36266
P: 256-276-4664
E:laraine.morrison3@gmail.com

Ways & Means
Crystal Barnes Key
45 Inez Drive
Wedowee, AL 36278
C: 256-610-247
E: crystal@hunterbend.com

Audit
Cindy Fitzpatrick
2312 Midfield Drive  
Montgomery, AL 36111
P: 334-312-3974
E: nanafitzpatrick@charter.net

Audit
Daizy Bailes
522 Glade Road 
Talladega, AL 35160
C: 256-761-6063
E: phrdaizy@gmail.com

Audit
Evelyn Green
5802 Lee Road 27 
Auburn, AL 36830
P: 256-708-48333
E: egreene.evelyn@gmail.com

By-Laws Commitee
Crystal Barnes Key
45 Inez Drive
Wedowee, AL 36278
C: 256-610-247
E: crystal@hunterbend.com

By-Laws Committee
Mona Plyler
1346 Snow Hinton Drive  
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
P: 205-792-3773
E: mmp8417@belsouth.net

By-Laws Committee
Laraine Morrison
396 Upchurch Road
Lineville, AL 36266
C: 256-276-4664
E: Laraine.morrison3@gmail.com

By-Laws Committee
Cindy Fitzpatrick
2312 Midfield Drive  
Montgomery, AL 36111
P: 334-312-3974
E: nanafitzpatrick@charter.net

Scholarship
Mona Plyler
1346 Snow Hinton Drive  
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
P: 205-792-3773
E: mmp8417@belsouth.net

Nominating Committee
Cindy Fitzpatrick
2312 Midfield Drive  
Montgomery, AL 36111
P: 334-312-3974
E: nanafitzpatrick@charter.net

Nominating Committee
Evelyn Greene – Appointed
5802 Lee Road 27 
Auburn, AL 36830
P: 256-708-4833
E: egreene.evelyn@gmail.com

Nominating Committee
Crystal Barnes Key – Chair
45 Inez Drive
Wedowee, AL 36278
C: 256-610-247
E: crystal@hunterbend.com

Scholarship
Shelby Thompson
654 County Road 203
Ariton, AL 36311
P: 334-726-0730
E: shelbyw2014@gmail.com

Nominating Committee
Kim Jordan
2230 Clairmont Springs Road
Talladega, AL 35160
P:256-846-0467
E:khj1195@aol.com

Nominating Committee
Elizabeth Langley 
5307 County Road 54 
Camp Hill, AL 36850
P: 334-321-1788
E: langleyfarms6@gmail.com

National Beef Collegiate Advocate
Evelyn Greene
5802 Lee Road 27 
Auburn, AL 36830
P: 256-708-4833
E: egreene.evelyn@gmail.com

Membership Committee
Bea Jai Merriman
10642 Ford Valley Road 
Hokes Bluff, AL 35905
C: 256-390-3254
E: mbeajai@gmail.com

Membership Committee
Mona Plyler
1346 Snow Hinton Drive  
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
P: 205-792-3773
E: mmp8417@belsouth.net

Membership Committee
Holli Thompson
546 Lee Road 147
Opelika, AL
P: 334-734-6841E: hdm0004@auburn.edu

Collegiate Chapter
Evelyn Greene
5802 Lee Road 27 
Auburn, AL 36830
P: 256-708-4833
E: egreene.evelyn@gmail.com

AJCA Representative
Jewel Thompson
546Lee Road 147 
Opelika, AL 36804
C: 334-734-6841
E: hdm0004@auburn.edu

Hospitality Team 
Diane Sopr
P.O. Box 411
Silver Hill, AL 36576
C: 251-228-1462
E: jdandzoie@gmail.com

Hospitality Team 
Shelly Yntema
807 NE 7th Street
Summerdale, AL 36580
C: 251-609-0674
E: sky445410@yahoo.com

Hospitality Team 
Evelyn Wright
P.O. Box 2462
Gulf Shores, AL 36547
C: 251-923-6755
E: elwright.cruise@yahoo.com

ACWA Past Presidents

1953 Doris Maples*
1594 Bonnie Womack*
1955 Carolyn Rudder
1956-57 Myrtle Breen*
1958-59 Ora Lee Park*
1960-61 Viola Moleete*
1962-63 Louise Wilson*
1964-65 Thelma Morris
1966-67 Hope Wadsworth*
1968-69 Hilda Smilie*
1970-71 Louise Belcher
1972-73 Betty Hixon
1974-75 Sarah Killough*
1976-77 Nell Goggins
1978-79 Nedria Smelser*
1980-81 Myrtle Quiggle*
1982-83 Joan Pate
1984-85 Nellie Kate Tepper
1986-87 Aileene Dahlke Foster*
1988-89 Jeanette Warnkle*
1990-91 Rosellen Ray*
1992-93 Mary Lois Childress
1994 Judy Kelly Cole*
1995 Mable McDaniel
1996 Lynne Hardee
1997 Judy Pouroux
1998 Carol Dent
1999 Cindy Pate
2000 Laura Whitley
2001 Shelby Hicks
2002 Sharon Fox
2003 Lana Slaten
2004 Ramona Harris
2005 Nancy Ray
2006 Nancy Simmer
2007 Pat Fell
2008 Nancy Dickerson
2009 Debby Carpenter
2010 Karen Harrison
2011 Evelyn Brown
2012 Mona Plyer
2013 Cathy Crow
2014 Cindy Fitzpatrick
2015 Christy Jordan
2016 Emily Dent

 *Deceased

The purpose of this non-profit  corporation is to serve alongside the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association and to conduct and participate in activities that will promote, develop, expand and the beef industry in Alabama.